Vinca (Catharanthus roseus)

Excellent annual for bedding and containers. Performs very well under stressful conditions of heat. Both compact mound plants and trailing varieties available. Colorful flowers often with contrasting "eye." Glossy green foliage.

  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 9 - 16 Inches
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Bloom Color: Bi-color, Pink, Purple, Red, Salmon, White
  • Bloom Season: June - October
  • Hardiness: Tender Annual
  • Size: Small, Medium
Caring for Vinca
  • Full sun and well-drained soils.
  • Vinca performs best in full sun with well drained soils.
  • It does not like to be planted into cold wet soils so allow soils to warm in the spring before planting.
  • Don't plant too early.